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The United States Government employs thousands of individual private and defense contractors every year to work overseas. The Department of Defense, State Department, USAID, and various branches of the military, and employ these companies t0 contract with and employ thousands of people as construction, security personnel, IT specialists, logistics, administrators, food service, doctors, accountants, etc.

The government also contracts with both large and small businesses to provide services and supplies that are used in every facet of maintaining the country’s defense. Breaking into defense contracting requires going through some red tape, and can be difficult at first, but if you are motivated and able to obtain a security clearance, there are many opportunities to be had in this industry.

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PAE Inc., which offers operational services to the U.S. government and its allies, said Monday it has struck a deal to be acquired by a unit of Amentum Government Services Holdings LLC in an all-cash transaction valued at about $1.9 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Pae shareholders will receive $10.05 per share in cash, or a roughly 70% premium over the closing price on Oct. 22, the last trading day before the deal was announced.

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USCENTCOM

USCENTCOM

BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 4th quarter Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) and the current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying the United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

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U.S. Military Investing Heavily in Africa

Post Date: October 18, 2021 | Category: The Danger Zone

The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications, and electrical upgrades as the U.S. Military deepen its footprint in a region with rising threats.

Hundreds of millions of dollars in expenditures, detailed in unclassified federal documents, demonstrate Africa's increasing importance to U.S. Military and counterterrorism operations like the war in Iraq has ended and American troops withdrew from Afghanistan.

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If you want to become a private military contractor without military experience, make sure that you do careful research on the companies hiring non-military PMCs before you submit your application.

Well-known companies in the United States that you can consider looking into are G4S, KBR, Academi, Vinnell Corporation, and Northbridge Services Group. You can look for other top organizations online.

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EEOC

EEOC

Fluor Federal Global Projects, Inc., Fluor Corporation, and Fluor Enterprises, Inc. (collectively “Fluor”), purported global leading provider of maintenance, procurement, engineering, and construction solutions to clients around the world, including the U.S. military, unlawfully terminated an employee because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it recently filed.

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Thailand-embassy

Thailand-embassy

In August 2021, the United States began construction of a new annex on the existing U.S. Embassy Bangkok compound, which will support the continued expansion of U.S. - Thai diplomatic, security, and commercial relations and strengthen our ties with the Thai people.

Expected to be completed in 2025, the new building will modernize the U.S. Embassy’s platform for providing Consular services and conducting diplomacy and represents the importance of our longstanding alliance with the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia

Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the British Indian Ocean territory of Diego Garcia is a key strategic base that acts as a staging area for navy ships, long-range bombers, aerial tankers, and other military assets whose missions take them to Africa, Asia, and the Middle east.

Secondary missions include its status as one of the Space Shuttle’s emergency landing sites, and hosting one of Global Positioning System’s 3 ground antennas, as well as facilities belonging to the USA’s Space Surveillance Network.

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Antarctica

Antarctica

Amid a record hot summer in large parts of the Northern Hemisphere, beset by devastating fires, floods, and hurricanes, Antarctica was mired in a deep, deep freeze. That’s typically the case during the southernmost continent’s winter months, but 2021 was different.

The chill was exceptional, even for the coldest location on the planet.

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DOJ

DOJ

A San Diego civilian defense contractor is accused of repeatedly meeting with and receiving cash payments from a woman tied to Chinese intelligence services while he worked on several classified and proprietary projects, including unmanned surveillance aircraft used by the U.S. military, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court.

Shapour Moinian, 66, was a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, serving for 23 years in the military, before switching to a career in defense contracting, according to the complaint.

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